As they move their feet, the beating sound of the drums and chants rise like incense to fill the room.

The battle of wits has begun as they move ever so gracefully in search for convergence in a joyful ebb and flow of motion.

DEFENSIVE CAPOEIRA MOVES

Deriving from the Cocorinha, instead of coming in under the kick, one dodges, moving his torso and face away while keeping his feet in place. While in this position, by stretching out one leg, the player can move into a negative then executing a role. Below is a video of Cocorinha, for reference.


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